Bhringaraj herb (Eclipta alba)
Premature greying of hair, androgenic alopecia and early baldness is caused by the destruction of the hair follicle. Eclipta is restorative to tissue imbalances.
Eclipta reduces stress and tension and increases blood flow to nourish the skin via the nervous system which helps to allay itching and inflammation; eczema and ringworm. Reduction of the inflammatory process that occurs in male pattern alopecia is crucial. The antifungal properties of Eclipta reduce scalp irritation caused by fungal colonization or infection.
Punarnava (Boerhaavia Diffusa)
Punarmana is a very popular herb in India for longevity and mental function. It is used to decrease fatigue and depression, and to stimulate the sex drive. It energizes the central nervous system, and aids the circulatory system, soothes and minimizes varicose veins and helps to minimize scarring. It is also useful in repairing skin and connective tissues and smoothing out cellulite. It is generally considered an Ayurvedic "age tonic" restoring youth and vitality.
Traditionally it is used as remedies for brain tonic, epilepsy, headaches, insanity, improves memory, improves mental capacities, such as concentration and learning, nerve tonic and nervous breakdown.
Jatamasi (Valeriana Jatamansi)
Traditionally used for relaxing mental stimulation, promoting sleep and calming the mind and thus reducing stress. Stress is considered to be one of the main couse of hair loss.
Behera (Terminalia Belerica)
The gallic and ellagic acids found in T. bellirica are known as proanthocyanidins that inhibit several enzyme groups such as elastase and collagenase involved in the turnover of the main structural components of the extra cellular matrix and the vascular epithelium. Proanthocyanidins protect hair and skin against oxidative processes and reduce the aging process. They also have astringent and antiparasitic properties.
Harad (Terminalia Chebula)
Chebulagic and gallic acids, isolated form Terminalia chebula have been evaluated for their glycosidase inhibition activities. The results showed significant alpha-glucosidase inhibition activity.
Alpha-glucosidase inhibition by chebulagic acid is useful in managing type-2 diabetes or premature androgenic alopecia. The growth of hair is affected by diabetes, which gradually leads to thinning of hair as blood circulation and blood sugar levels are impaired. Diabetes can also lead to hormonal imbalances which can also affect hair loss. T. chebula also has astringent, antibacterial and wound healing properties.
Amla (Emblica Officinals)
Emblica officinalis contains large amounts of Vitamin C, Gallic and Ellagic acids in natural form, amino acids for new cell growth. The amino acids found in Emblica are the building blocks of the body, repairing tissue and form antibodies to combat invading bacteria. They are a powerful aid to the body in protecting against radiation and pollution, help slow down the aging process, deactivate free radicals, neutralize toxins; aids in protein synthesis and presents cellular change. It is necessary for the formation of the skin. Hair and skin are made up 10-14% of the amino acid Cystine.
Emblica has hypotensive actions that lower blood pressure. The antibacterial and astringent action prevents infection and helps to heal skin ulcers. It has also shown to have anti-diabetic action.
Amla is highly nutritious and is an important dietary source of Vitamin C, minerals and amino acids.
Neem (zadirachta Indica)
Neem has topical antibacterial and antimicrobial effects that reduces skin ulcers, and fungal infections of the scalp that may cause androgenic or areata alopecia.